Archive for November, 2014

  • The Royal 22nd Regiment

    November 25, 2014 by Tom MacGregor
    There is a quiet, dignified chapel in the Citadelle, the great walled fort that dominates the skyline of Quebec City. The chapel is a sacred place for the Royal 22nd Regiment, which makes its headquarters in the fort and marks its 100th anniversary this...
  • Historic WWII Photo – Ice Packs

    November 24, 2014 by Legion Magazine
    Ice packs on HMCS Wetaskiwin, St. John’s, Nfld., December 1942. J.D. MAHONEY, LIBRARY AND ARCHIVES...
  • Historic WWII Photo – Plating For Corvettes

    November 21, 2014 by Legion Magazine
    Workers prepare plating for corvettes, Lauzon, Que., 1941. LIBRARY AND ARCHIVES...
  • Humour Hunt

    November 20, 2014 by Legion Magazine
    Stanley Knight of Bobcaygeon, Ont. writes: I was serving in the corvette HMCS Orillia during the Second World War when we found ourselves the first convoy escort group based at St. John’s. We received a warm, wonderful welcome into homes and clubs. We were already...
  • Songs and Ditties of Wartime

    November 20, 2014 by Legion Magazine
    Songs and Ditties of Wartime By Edwin Pye June 1951   The songs and ditties sung by soldiers of all wars have helped immeasurably to boost the fighting men’s morale – even when they marched resolutely to what, to many of them, was death.  ...
  • Historic WWII Photo – HMCS Assiniboine

    November 20, 2014 by Legion Magazine
    The view from the bridge of HMCS Assiniboine. LIBRARY AND ARCHIVES...
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